Mark Jones is a competition lawyer based in London. He specialises in competition (antitrust), regulatory and public procurement law.
Mark advises on the full range of competition and regulatory issues arising under the Competition Act 1998 and the Enterprise Act 2002, and Articles 101 and 102 of the EC Treaty; UK and EC merger control laws; utilities regulation; state aids; and public procurement laws. His experience includes a secondment to the Office of Fair Trading, the lead UK competition authority.
Mark’s work involves advising companies on seeking competition clearance in M&A transactions; competition and regulatory compliance of commercial arrangements and practices; acting in cartel, monopoly and market investigations by the competition authorities; advising on competition law aspects arising in litigation disputes; and advising in the context of investigations and reviews by the utility regulators.
Mark is a recognised competition specialist in Chambers, Legal 500 and Legal Experts, where he has been described as “a fantastic competition lawyer” and “extremely helpful on regulatory issues”; praised for his “intelligence and experience in competition law”, and for being “proactive and pragmatic” and “client orientated”; and recommended for providing clients with “sound advice and support” and “great business-oriented advice”.
He is a member of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s Competition Law Forum, the International Chamber of Commerce UK Committee on Competition, the Confederation of British Industry's Competition Panel, the Procurement Lawyers’ Association, and the City of London Solicitors’ Society.